Re: a blank node issue

hey mate

Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> On 2 March 2011 21:02, Nathan <> wrote:
>> Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>> On 2 March 2011 20:40, Nathan <> wrote:
>>>> is the message here "blank nodes are useless, get rid of them / don't use
>>>> them" ?
>>> I would be very happy not to use bnodes
>> why, out of interest, what specific problems cause you to say this?
> I know not everyone will agree with this, but I personally find URIs
> simpler to deal with.
> I also wonder how to do things like reiificaiton with bnodes.

if there were a canonical representation of RDF so that graphs could be 
signed / hashed / compared irrespective of serialization specifics, 
would that solve the issues?

also, why reification?

Received on Wednesday, 2 March 2011 20:24:29 UTC